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Archive - 2014

September 11th

Barton Bridge Built In 1919 To Be Replaced

September 11, 2014

BARTON VILLAGE — Barton village trustees are considering an offer by the Agency of Transportation to consolidate reconstruction of two bridges at a reduced cost to the village.
Bridge 20, the Crystal Lake outflow bridge located on Route 16 between the United Church and a former garage to the south, was constructed in 1919 and survived the flood of 1927.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Second Half Scoring Sends Falcons Past Vikings

September 11, 2014

NEWPORT–After a slow start in the first half, the North Country field hockey team picked up their pace in the second and went on the attack, scoring two goals in twenty-three minutes to pick up the 2-0 win over the Lyndon Institute Vikings.
"We finally woke up," said NCU coach Chantelle Bouchard, referring to the difference in play between the first and the second half. "They were real flat in the beginning and we just could not get anything in the goal."
As the coach said, things were a little flat in the first half.

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September 11, 2014

September 10th

Lavalette Pleads Guilty To Westfield Murder

September 10, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Peter Lavalette, the man who shot and killed New York movie set designer George Kouzoujian, who spent time in Westfield, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the Criminal Division of Orleans Superior Court Wednesday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Alternative Therapy: The Pines Patients Work With Horses, Swim

September 10, 2014

A Northeast Kingdom rehab center is now offering equine and aqua therapy to its residents. The Pines Rehabilitation and Health Center in Lyndonville provides services to a number of patients, including those suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Alzheimer’s disease.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

North Country Union High School: Audit Shows $368,000 Surplus For FY-2013

September 10, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — The North Country Union High School Finance and Operations Committee met Tuesday afternoon, receiving good news from supervisory union’s business manager Glenn Hankinson. After a long delay the 2013 final audit has been completed for the high school, junior high school and career center.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the full story.

Brunnette, Ellis Win at Inaugural Kingdom Cup XC Meet

September 10, 2014

DERBY-The North Country Falcons held their annual home cross country meet on Wednesday afternoon, but this year it came with a little twist.
Known in years past as just the home cross country meet, this year the team re-branded the event as the Kingdom Cup.
"The Kingdom Cup is a lead in to leagues," said NCU coach Chris Shaffer. "We needed more competition up here and it is great to have more numbers for competition. Hopefully we can keep this tradition going."
With the re-branding came a new course design that will allow for a little more flexibility with course length.

Peoples Academy Shuts Out North Country 1-0

September 10, 2014

NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons just could not find to back of the net against the Peoples Academy Wolves, and a goal by the Wolves' Shawn-Dee Baird ten minutes into the second was all the visiting team needed to pick up the win.
"It was definitely a game of two halves," said NC coach James McKenny. "We were not doing what was working for us in the first half, not using the space, not playing the feet and we got into that kick and run game and it is not going to be successful anywhere you play these days.”
For the full story, see the Express on 9-10-14.

September 9th

Barton Village Trustees Eliminate Clerk, Supervisor

September 9, 2014

BARTON VILLAGE — A discussion about a truck purchase by the Barton Village trustees at their Monday meeting changed into a debate over the recent elimination of two village employees.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

Rasputitsa Will Not Come Back To Newport Next Year

September 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Anthony Moccia, co-founder of Rasputitsa, a 45-mile unsanctioned bike race on gravel roads, will not bring the race to Newport in 2015. He told the city council Monday night that he didn’t get enough support from the city and some businesses.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

 

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